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Definitionsomething that prepares for or introduces what is to follow
music #1: an introductory piece of music — such as might introduce an act of an opera
music #2: a short independent piece of music — typically for piano
- I had already been out many hours and felt the torment of a burning thirst, a prelude to my other sufferings.Chapter 20 (76% in)
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